17th Annual Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway Starting Line Up

2015 Nov 20 HM_112015_07Credit: 314394Robert Laberge/NASCAR via Getty Images. Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, 2015 in Homestead, Florida.

Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 17th Annual Ford EcoBoost 400 with a lap of 30.568 seconds, 176.655 mph. This is Hamlin’s 23rd pole in 362 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. This is his third pole and 20th top-10 start in 2015 & 1st pole in 11 races at Homestead-Miami Speedway. 2nd Place Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford with a lap of 30.636 & speed of 176.263. Logano posted his 27th Top 10 start of 2015 and his fourth in seven races at Homestead-Miami Speedway. 3rd Place Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Crispy Toyota with a lap of 30.671 & speed of 176.062. Busch posted his 6th Top 10 start at Homestead-Miami Speedway & it is his 19th in 25 races this season. Matt DiBenedetto (37th) was the fastest qualifying rookie.

The Championship 4 starting positions – Kyle Busch (third), Jeff Gordon (fifth), Martin Truex Jr. (11th) and Kevin Harvick (13th). As I said before all 4 drivers deserve to win but anyone that knows me, knows I will be cheering for Jeff Gordon.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship 4 Media DayCredit: 314346Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images. Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet and Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s Crispy Toyota speak to the media during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship 4 Media Day at Westin Diplomat on November 19, 2015 in Hollywood, Florida.

2015 Nov 21 HM_112115_05Credit: 314411Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images. Fans surround Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 AXALTA Chevrolet, during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 21, 2015 in Homestead, Florida.

2015 Nov 20 HM_112015_05Credit: 314392Jonathan Ferrey/NASCAR via Getty Images. Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, 2015 in Homestead, Florida.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 - PracticeCredit: 314409Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images. Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 21, 2015 in Homestead, Florida.

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Starting Line Up by Row Homestead-Miami Speedway
17th Annual Ford EcoBoost 400
Provided by NASCAR Statistics – Fri, November 20, 2015 @ 05:33 PM US
Driver Date Time Speed
Track Race Record: Jeff Gordon 11/18/12 02:48:56 142.245

Print

Position Car Driver Team Time Speed MPH
Row 1:
1. Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 30.568 176.655
2. Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 30.636 176.263
Row 2:
3. Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Crispy Toyota 30.671 176.062
4. Car 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevrolet 30.796 175.347
Row 3:
5. Car 24 Jeff Gordon AXALTA Chevrolet 30.806 175.291
6. Car 21 Ryan Blaney(i) Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford 30.832 175.143
Row 4:
7. Car 19 Carl Edwards ARRIS Toyota 30.846 175.063
8. Car 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 30.849 175.046
Row 5:
9. Car 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Nationwide Chevrolet 30.914 174.678
10. Car 3 Austin Dillon DOW Chevrolet 30.922 174.633
Row 6:
11. Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet 30.946 174.498
12. Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 31.017 174.098
Row 7:
13. Car 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet 30.779 175.444
14. Car 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Foods Ford 30.786 175.404
Row 8:
15. Car 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation Chevrolet 30.793 175.365
16. Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Chevrolet 30.808 175.279
Row 9:
17. Car 27 Paul Menard Richmond/Menards Chevrolet 30.815 175.239
18. Car 5 Kasey Kahne Great Clips Chevrolet 30.815 175.239
Row 10:
19. Car 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota 30.820 175.211
20. Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Kroger/Scott Products Chevrolet 30.882 174.859
Row 11:
21. Car 16 Greg Biffle Bleacher Report Ford 30.960 174.419
22. Car 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 30.974 174.340
Row 12:
23. Car 42 Kyle Larson Target Plaid Chevrolet 31.024 174.059
24. Car 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Toyota 31.277 172.651
Row 13:
25. Car 33 Ty Dillon(i) Nexium 24 Hr Chevrolet 30.884 174.848
26. Car 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 31.014 174.115
Row 14:
27. Car 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevrolet 31.065 173.829
28. Car 9 Sam Hornish Jr. Cheney Brothers Ford 31.084 173.723
Row 15:
29. Car 95 Michael McDowell Thrivent Financial Ford 31.097 173.650
30. Car 51 Justin Allgaier Brandt Chevrolet 31.142 173.399
Row 16:
31. Car 26 JJ Yeley(i) Maxim Toyota 31.178 173.199
32. Car 32 Josh Wise Zak Products Ford 31.244 172.833
Row 17:
33. Car 7 Alex Bowman Nikko RC/Toy State Chevrolet 31.259 172.750
34. Car 40 Landon Cassill(i) Snap Fitness Chevrolet 31.283 172.618
Row 18:
35. Car 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevrolet 31.311 172.463
36. Car 14 Tony Stewart Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet 31.345 172.276
Row 19:
37. Car 83 Matt DiBenedetto # Cosmo Toyota Owner Points
38. Car 55 David Ragan Aaron’s Online Dream Machine Toyota Owner Points
Row 20:
39. Car 46 Michael Annett Pilot Flying J Chevrolet Owner Points
40. Car 35 Cole Whitt Speed Stick Ford Owner Points
Row 21:
41. Car 38 David Gilliland Florida Lottery Ford Owner Points
42. Car 34 Brett Moffitt # FR8 Auctions Ford Owner Points
Row 22:
43. Car 98 Ryan Preece East West Marine/Logan’s/FireAde Chevrolet Owner Points

Did Not Qualify: # 23 Jeb Burton #; # 62 Reed Sorenson.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

This is the official starting line-up as of November 20 for the race, which could still be changed if teams have to go backup cars, unapproved adjustments or engine changes.

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